As of 2019, telecom companies around the world are rolling out 5G services, and smartphone manufacturers are beginning to launch 5G phones. China was a late bloomer in the development of 3G and 4G, but the government made scaling and upgrading telecom infrastructure a top priority and is determined to become a world leader in 5G technologies. This report from finance blog Caijing Wuji traces the transformation of China’s mobile technologies from its early days and discusses the country’s ambitions in the coming years.
About the Author
Tao Weibin is a writer for Caijing Wuji, a finance blog on WeChat. He is known also by his penname, Yueluo Wuti.